McCune introduces trio of bills to create a Parents’ Bill of Rights in Senate Pierce County senator’s proposal would recognize fundamental right of parents, guardians to raise their children and determine what’s best for their education On Wednesday, state Sen. Jim McCune introduced legislation that would recognize the fundamental rights of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children. The “Parents Bill... Read More...
McCune pledges to fight ‘reckless’ airport plan in the Senate Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, released the following statement today in response to the Commercial Aviation Coordination Commission (CACC) proposal to site a massive two-runway airport at one of two rural Pierce County locations or another rural area southeast of Olympia. “The proposal for a new mega airport in Pierce or... Read More...
McCune announces Parents’ Education Bill of Rights Pierce County state senator plans to introduce bills to protect children, increase accountability, and respect the will of parents in education As Labor Day quickly approaches, and with it, the return of students and teachers to the classroom, one lawmaker says it is time for Washington to recognize the ultimate... Read More...
McCune responds to U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe Today’s ruling corrects a fundamental legal error and returns the issue to the states and the people, says the Pierce County state senator Today the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, effectively ending recognition of a constitutional right to abortion, returning the issue to... Read More...
Governor welches on offer to meet with Republicans, discuss COVID numbers Spokesman says Inslee will break a promise made in front of television cameras, reporters Senators say governor’s reversal shows disrespect for news media, Legislature Video of Feb. 28 news conference clearly shows Inslee promised to meet with Republicans to discuss COVID numbers. To see video, click here. OLYMPIA – Gov.... Read More...
Senate capital budget funds projects throughout 2nd Legislative District Includes funding for Yelm dog park, Orting Soldiers’ Home, Eatonville cleanup, and sidewalks and Frontier Park in Graham OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate Wednesday approved a capital budget providing funding for public works construction statewide, including projects for the 2nd Legislative District in Yelm, Orting, Graham and Eatonville. Senate Bill... Read More...
McCune bills give parents a voice in school curriculum decisions Bills require curriculum transparency, parental permission for new state-mandated sex-ed course OLYMPIA – Parents would have a greater voice in what their children are being taught under a pair of bills introduced by Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, for consideration in the 2022 legislative session. Under Senate Bill 5805, parents and... Read More...